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ISF Vision

The Independent Schools Foundation (ISF) is a community of learners, independent in thought and action, deeply rooted in Chinese culture, global in understanding and experience, and excellent in all endeavors.

ISF Mission

The Mission of ISF is to promote education to foster:

  • Independent Minds: Nurturing creativity, critical thinking, and a lifelong love of learning for academic, personal, and social development;
  • Chinese Virtues: Educating learners in a uniquely Chinese-English bilingual and East-West bicultural environment rooted in timeless Chinese values embodied in The Eight Virtues + One; and
  • Global Outlook: Building life skills through experiential learning, inspiring learners to act as empowered and resilient global stewards.